This stem is about 10cm in length .
Asparagus Plants were first recorded near Giltar Head (west of Tenby) by E. Lees in 1836.
The small prostrate plants , are in 8+ clumps (which may contain more than one plant),
on the seaward side of the coast path , to the west of Giltar Head.
A long lived perennial , the stems are produced from rhizomes that allow the plant to
slowly spread by vegetative reproduction.
New stems are produced each year in April and May,
The stems grow prostrately , with fleshy greyish needle-like leaves about 16mm long .
The flowers are small and green (June) , male flowers tinged red at base ,
and produce bright red berries (August).
Location: Near Giltar Head